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Can blepharitis or MDG cause red bumps in the under eye circle area?

I'm just wondering...I keep getting red bumps near my eyes on and off since my dry eyes got worse. I have acne and often think that's what it is only most of the time I never got acne in certain areas (over the eye but under brow, or in the circle region under the eye.) Since having had blephex done...

A question regarding cauterisation...

Evening all,

It has been a long time since I last posted on this forum. My eyes have improved considerably following a procedure for temporary eye plugs (upper and lowers). Unfortunately, my uppers are reluctant to stay in! My doctor has recommended that I get my upper tear ducts cauterised...

watching Monitor screen for longtime

I am a professional art designer working at HPD signs NYC since from 6 years.About less then 2 months I have a problem in my eyes and that problem is that my eyes cant't be able to bear monitor screen more then 5 minutes and start watering.I visit to an eye specialist and he suggest me to wear glasses.Is...

Any mental health professionals with eye redness struggling with meeting clients?

Hi everyone! I'm in a mental health counseling Masters program currently, almost halfway through (and committed to tons of loans!). I struggle with making eye contact with people since developing dry eye and attendant eye redness. I am tremendously self-conscious about my eye redness and really questioning...

Symptoms returning after ~6 years wearing scleral lenses

Hi, everyone - I've been wearing scleral lenses for my dry eye for about 6 blissful years, nearly symptom-free. Before that I suffered pretty severely for about 4 years, until finally someone referred me to the specialist who told me about scleral lenses. During the past 6 years there have been barely...

These exercises might induce a relaxation response and tear your eyes

They stimulate the vagus nerve and also some other nerves controlling structures of the face.

For more context, or if the pdf i hard to read, here's the book:

What to use at night?

My right eye does not stay completely closed when I sleep, so I wake up in the middle of the night feeling like I have a knife in my eye. Iíve been using night time ointments, but now Refresh is unavailable and Equate has been recalled! What do I do??

My LipiView - What do you think of it?


My doctor says I don't have dry eyes. I wonder why? I can see gland loss and tortuosity. And low LTT.

Here are my Lipiview reports.


Does anyone here have conjunctival chalasis (CCH)?

I was just re-reading the diagnosis sheet today from my last appointment at Moorfields 2 months ago and it says I have conjunctival chalasis (CCH). I remember the doctor telling me I had this but playing it down saying it was minimal and didn't require surgical correction.

I didn't pay...

A message of hope

I'm better. Actually much better. I never thought three years ago that this would ever again be the case. Burning every waking moment. Eyelids sticking to my eyeballs at night. Significant depression. No real desire to continue on. I had zero Schirmer in one eye and 2mm in the other. My Lipiview...
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